Homebuilders

LEN Stock Rallies After Earnings

LEN stock rallied in a technically significant move on Wednesday after reporting solid earnings, as the Commerce Department showed good housing starts. More 

How Obamacare Could Kill the Housing Market in 2014

From job cutbacks to increased health costs, Obamacare casts an ominous shadow over the real estate market for next year and possibly beyond. More 

Pending Home Sales Skid Reaches 5 Months

The National Association of Realtors says that pending home sales fell in October, marking their fifth straight monthly decline. More 

Toll Brothers to Increase California Presence With $1.6B Deal

Toll Brothers will spend $1.6 billion to purchase the homebuilding business of Shapell Industries, expanding its presence in California. More 

Trade of the Day: Fidelity National Financial (FNF)

Title insurance companies tend to lag moves in homebuilders -- which is opening up a bearish opportunity in Fidelity National Financial now. More 

Tri Pointe Homes to Merge With Weyerhaeuser Unit in $2.7B Deal

Tri Pointe Homes will combine operations with Weyerhaeuser's homebuilding unit in a deal worth $2.7 billion. More 

Home Prices Weigh on Existing Home Sales

Home prices and mortgage rates are up, and that has caused existing home sales to decline, according to the latest National Association of Realtors report. More